Media coverage of Commencement 2017
Commencement 2017 featured the traditional pomp and circumstance, an honorary degree for a devoted alumna, inspired speeches by honored students, the conferring of more than 3,000 degrees and — one other little thing — a surprise performance by a legendary rock band! Bon Jovi thrilled the graduates in MetLife Stadium, singing "Reunion." Watch his performance on Good Morning America, check out behind-the-scenes coverage and see photos from the day:
Good Morning America / ABC News: Bon Jovi Surprises students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's graduation ceremony, May 17, 2017.
MTVU: Students campaigned hard to have Bon Jovi crash FDU's Commencement 2017. Watch these superfans be let in on the surprise!
Associated Press: Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show, May 17, 2017.
Billboard: Watch Bon Jovi surprise New Jersey graduates with commencement show, May 16, 2017.
U.S. News & World Report: Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show, May 16, 2017
USA Today: Bon Jovi surprises grads with commencement show, May 16, 2016
Huff Post (formerly, Huffington Post): Bon Jovi just crashed a graduation and it's worth all that tuition money, May 16, 2017.
Extra: Bon Jovi gives an update on his kids, May 17, 2017.
Variety: Bon Jovi answers New Jersey college's prayers with surprise graduation performance, May 16, 2017.
NPR: Bon Jovi surprises college graduates, May 17, 2017.
NJ.com / The Star-Ledger: Bon Jovi crashes FDU's 2017 commencement, May 16, 2017.
NorthJersey.com / The Record: Bon Jovi crashes FDU graduation at MetLife Stadum, May 16, 2017
Daily Record: Bon Jovi crashes Fairleigh's commencement, May 16, 2017.
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